Tips to Burn Wood with Safety and Efficiency this Heating Season

source Hello, I am Melissa from NorthlineExpress and today I am going to provide you with some tips for heating your home with wood safely and efficiently. Most often heating your home with wood makes sense economically. When using a modern energy efficient wood stove dry hardwood can provide up to 2 times the heating value…

Advantage Comparisons of Gas Fireplaces vs Wood Fireplaces

I’m Melissa from NorthlineExpress and today I am going to compare the difficulty of use, cost of fuel, maintenance, and the overall experience of wood and gas fireplaces. That way it will help you determine which will be the best fit for you. So if you’re looking to install a fireplace keep reading for the…

Put a STOP to an Igniting Chimney Fire in Just Seconds with a Chimfex Fire Suppressant

No matter if you heat with a fireplace or wood stove the most important chimney fire prevention step is to keep creosote build-up to a minimum. When heating with wood, creosote is going to occur naturally but there are practices to follow for keeping that build-up down. Some precautions include burning properly seasoned firewood, only…

Fireplace Accessory Preparation for the Burning Season

As the summer slips away and the nights get cooler, anyone with a fireplace will likely be excited to light the first fire of the season, and enjoy the warmth and coziness that comes with it. If you havent given the fireplace’s maintenance a thought since last winter, now is the perfect time to come…

Don’t Let Unseen Dangers Wreck Your Home, Prevent a Chimney Fire!

Hi, I am Melissa from NorthlineExpress and today I am here to talk to you about Chimney Fire Prevention. I will cover the facts, fiction, ignition, and prevention of chimney fires. Chimney Fire Stats Let’s start with the facts about chimney fires. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission during the 3 year period…